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Pamella Roland launches e-commerce

Shoppers will now be able to purchase fashion apparel on designer Pamella Roland's website. A selection of the brand's contemporary line will now be available online as Roland looks to e-commerce for growth. Roland said the idea to open up the site for retail came from watching her daughters shop, reported  Women's Wear Daily.

Bergdorf Goodman adds e-commerce in 100 countries

Bergdorf Goodman announced a partnership with Borderfree to open its e-commerce site to international shoppers. Using BFX, Borderfree's global e-commerce platform for retailers, the luxury brand will be available in more than 100 countries and territories, in more than 60 currencies.  

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores wins customer engagement reward for online review

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, along with partner Yext, was awarded a Customer Engagement Reward by RetailTouchPoints for its online review program.  

Nordstrom announces aggressive $1B e-commerce plan

Nordstrom has announced a five-step plan to spend $1.2 billion this year on e-commerce and new stores, up from $750 million in 2014.   

Target lowers shipping threshold to $25

Target announced it will cut its shipping threshold in half, making the new minimum purchase price $25 per order.

Snapdeal to launch online luxury mall

Snapdeal, India's largest online marketplace, announced the acquisition of, a luxury e-commerce site the company hopes will strengthen its fashion business. More than 70 percent of Indian consumers want to shop for luxury products at home rather than abroad, according to a KPMG-ASSOCHAM report quoted on the blog.  

Online sales top $300B

The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce released its quarterly retail sales estimates, and while 2014 posted only a moderate increase in total retail sales, e-commerce clearly continued its march toward dominance. U.S. retail e-commerce sales for the fourth quarter of 2014, adjusted for seasonal variation was $79.6 billion, an increase of 2.3 percent from the third quarter of 2014.

FAA stalls Amazon's drone deliveries

Amazon's plans for drone deliveries were dealt a blow as the Federal Aviation Administration delivers its own guidelines for future commercial efforts.

Best Buy launches wedding registry

Best Buy is hoping to capitalize on the sizable newlywed market with the launch of a new wedding registry that lets shoppers register for electronics in the same way they do china and crystal.

Pinterest to release buy button this year

Pinterest is preparing to launch into e-commerce in as little as three to six months, according to sources. The scrapbook-themed social networking site will most likely begin testing the shopping feature on a small scale before a full rollout.